<h1>BIDEFORD HOLIDAYS</h1> holiday cottages


Charming streets, big celebrations and a wealth of history

Visit Bideford

The former home of literary great Charles Kingsley who named it the “Little White Town”, Bideford is a thriving port town with attractive shops, an olde-worlde Pannier Market and interesting attractions to explore, such as The Burton at Bideford art gallery and the Bideford Heritage Trail. It’s also home to traditional pubs, restaurants and cosy cafes that provide the perfect setting for devouring a Devon cream tea.

Bideford Cottages

Bideford cottages provide the perfect base for exploring all the town has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a romantic bolthole or a family friendly retreat, we’ve got the accommodation for you.

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Parkdean Resorts Bideford Bay

Explore the North Devon coastline and discover the local area when you stay at Bideford Bay Holiday Park. Expect sweeping sea views, wooded hilly grounds and golden Blue Flag beaches.

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15 hidden North Devon beaches

North Devon’s coast showcases striking scenery from towering cliffs to broad swathes of golden sand. Surfers and holidaymakers flock to the popular beaches of Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho!, but peppered between these well-known destinations are some secret gems waiting to be discovered. We reveal the beaches where you can escape the crowds and soak up the scenery in sublime serenity.

Woolacombe: A perfect holiday location

Thrill-seekers, families young and old and foodies will all absolutely adore a holiday to the coastal resort of Woolacombe in North Devon. The village has plenty of things to see and do, including modern bars, top-class eateries and, of course, the award-winning beach, where adrenalin-junkies can enjoy a spot of surfing. Our guide explains why a Woolacombe holiday park could be perfect for you.

A Little White Town

From the characterful streets to fantastic family days out, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained in and around Bideford. The Big Sheep and The Milky Way are popular with locals and visitors alike, or you can pick up a few bargains at Affinity Devon shopping centre, formerly known as Atlantic Village. Atlantis Adventure Park, found on the same site, is also great for little ones.

Want to soak up the sea air? Beaches including Westward Ho! and Instow can be easily reached from the town, with the Tarka Trail connecting to the latter. The path is also a great way to explore other surrounding towns and villages by bike or on foot.

Bideford is also one of the best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the UK, and thousands flock to the town centre in fancy dress to see in the new year.

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